Meet Our Staff

Kari- Technician


  Kari has been wrestling with dogs and cats as a technician since 1990 and has been with Westside Veterinary clinic since August of 2007. She has a passion for adopting animals from rescues or shelters and giving them a great home. She’s currently putting a lot of her free time into making a completely edible landscape in her backyard that consists of currants, greens, peas, broccoli, asparagus, strawberries, cilantro, potatoes, etc. Kari loves to go hiking with her dog, Zip, and loves her hobby as a contra dancer and caller. When she needs to take a break and recharge Kari loves to visit Point Reyes National Seashore as well as Pagosa Springs. We would be lost without Kari’s loving smile here at Westside.

Savanna - Practice Manager

Savanna was born and raised in Arizona. She loves animals, especially cats. In high school she was v

Savanna was born and raised in Arizona. She loves animals, especially her 3 cats she has at home (Clyde, Simon, and Mom). In high school she was voted “Most likely to own 50 cats.” In her spare time, Savanna enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her friends and family, especially her daughter. She also enjoys cooking, gardening, and crafting. Savanna started working at Westside in November of 2018 and is a very important part of our team. 

Lindsay- Technician


Lindsay returned to Flagstaff after living in Michigan for a while and began working at Westside for the second time in March of 2015. She has a small zoo of her own at home and has been a foster mom to MANY pets as she helped them find their forever homes. When she isn't at work she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. Lindsay loves to spend time outside and adventure with her family. 

Moriah- Technician


Moriah moved to Flagstaff from the east coast 6.5 years ago. She also lived in South Korea for 2 years and absolutely loved it. Including her 3 amazing Great Danes, Moriah lives with a total of 8 dogs, 15 chickens, 2 horses, and a pig. Moriah has worked as a technician on and off for the last 20 years and has been with Westside Vet Clinic since July of 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys riding motorcycles and horses, and loves playing pool and seeing live music. We are so proud to have Moriah as a technician in our clinic! 

Emily- Technician



Emily grew up in Phoenix, AZ and just graduated from NAU with a nursing degree. She has been an asset of Westside since May of 2017. She enjoys spending time at home with her husband, 2 dogs, and rabbit. Traveling is one of Emily’s favorite hobbies, especially traveling abroad. She also enjoys spending time with friends, reading, watching movies, and playing with Legos. 

Ronnie- Technician


Ronnie is a Certified Veterinary Assistant and has been with the Westside team since December 2017. She absolutely loves all kinds of animals! At home she has 6 dogs, 3 rats, 2 cats, a hedgehog, and an anole lizard. Ronnie is very family oriented and loves spending time with her big family that consists of her 2 daughters, father, 2 teenage sisters, and 2 younger brothers. Together they all enjoy hiking, trips to the creek, and riding quads and dirt bikes in the woods. Ronnie loves what she does for a living and we couldn’t be happier having her here at Westside!

Bea- Technician


  Beatriz has been with Westside since April of 2018. She grew up in Peoria, AZ and has always had a soft spot for animals, especially horses. Bea has a Bachlors Degree in Pre-Vet and strives to some day continue her education to become a Veterinary for large and small animals. She loves to spend her free time sewing, cooking, baking, and painting. Beatriz is very proud of her Mexican heritage and is fluent in speaking Spanish as well. We feel very lucky to have her as part of our clinic.  

Angie- Technician

Savanna was born and raised in Arizona.  In high school she was voted “Most likely to own 50 cats.”

Angie moved here from California and joined our team here at Westside in April of 2018. In California she worked as a casting director helping to fill rolls in movies and TV shows. She was even one of the casting directors for Lady Bird, a Golden Globe winner. She also has a daughter that hopes to one day be a forensic scientist. Angie’s love for animals and motivation to learn their behaviors has helped her fit right in at Westside. She even has 2 black labs and a tabby cat of her own at home. In her free time she loves to listen to music and also has a passion for flowers. 

Erica - Technician


Erica was born and raised in Arizona and has always had a passion for rescuing and caring for animals. She began her career volunteering and working in animal care while still attending high school. In addition to working at an emergency clinic in town, she joined the Westside team in February of 2019. When she isn’t spending time pursuing a degree in large animal care, she enjoys horseback riding, hiking, fishing, and camping. On the days Erica decides to stay home she loves to cook and bake for herself and her family.  

Lesleyann- Receptionist


Lesleyann began working at Westside in November of 2018. She has a passion for riding horses and loves hanging out with her two dogs. During her time away from the office she enjoys photography and going on hikes. Lesleyann also tries to travel whenever possible and likes to go to concerts. 

Megan- Technician


Megan has been with Westside since December of 2018. She graduated from NAU with a degree in Biomedical Science with a minor in Chemistry. While attending NAU, Megan helped to re-start their Pre-Vet Club. In her free time she likes to hang out with her 2 dogs and loves going to Mongolian grill restaurants. In high school she majored in dance and acting and still spends a lot of her time keeping up with her health and fitness.  

Riley- Receptionist


  Riley was born and raised in Arizona. She joined the Westside team when she moved to Flagstaff in July of 2019. She is currently attending NAU in pursuit of a degree in elementary education. Riley is the youngest of 8 children in her family and loves spending time with them whenever she can. When she isn’t working Riley loves to travel, spend time with friends, go shopping, and bake. She has also been playing sports, mostly softball, since she was 5 years old and also knows sign language! 

About Us

cassandra - technician


 Cassandra joined the Westside team after moving to Flagstaff in August of 2019. She grew up in Southern California and moved to Arizona to attend Arizona State University. There, she obtained a Bachelors degree in Health Sciences and interned with Johnson Ranch Animal Clinic. Cassandra plans to continue her education and attend veterinary school in the future. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and cat, exploring the outdoors, and being active.